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Transferred Touch: Sensory rewiring to improve prosthetics

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11:41am, February 7, 2007

Transferring a lost limb's nerves to other areas of the body might one day permit an amputee to feel the heat of a coffee cup with an artificial hand. Scientists now report progress toward that goal. They've augmented a technique created several years ago to give patients control of prosthetic limbs.

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